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Playa Cielo

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time staying with them, and all went well. They are very quick to reply to email when reserving and very helpful in terms of making arrangements for your stay (e.g driver from Tambor airport). The villas are lovely, the pool is very nice and the restaurant is great (food, location). Eti was our main contact and...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your confidence in our work!.. We love to see people coming back to Playa Cielo. You became part of our growing family!

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the family villa (#4) for 4 nights. Huge, very modern, clean and comfortable. Big living room / kitchen. Nice beds. Huge outside showers in both bathrooms. Brief stroll to the pool / beach... and the legendary Habanera Restaurant (one of the best in the area). Laura at the Front Desk helped us with lots, including restaurants, taxis, ATV...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our family villa. It is our masterpiece, just what you deserve! Hope to have you back guys!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are four fantastic bungalows situated steps from the beach. The amenities are top notch each unit has a kitchenette, luxurious platform bed(s), and an outdoor spa-like shower. Unlike other properties in the area this site has a pool right on the beach and its own upscale restaurant. The staff is amazing and makes your stay here feel like you're...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Damon it's been a pleasure to host you and your beautiful family! We will be glad to have you visiting next year!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four luxurious villas located steps from the white sandy beaches of Santa Teresa. The unique blend of hospitality, on-beach location, and boutique hotel luxury, truly and almost unbelievably, exceeds expectations! My husband and I came with our two daughters (9,11) in February when Santa Teresa is very dry. The grounds at the hotel were lush and green, and beautifully landscaped....

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Olivia you and your family are more than welcome to comeback! thanks for your visit!

Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crew was fantastic and the villas looks like they came out of a beautiful storybook.is a magical place , the best !! The sounds of the birds in the morning are serene, and there is nothing like waking up to the view of this incredible beach....

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Ronald thank you for such a nice description! we are happy that you enjoyed Playa Cielo!

Boston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have walked by Playa Cielo many times on prior visits, and even eaten at their beachfront restaurant, Habaneros, a few times. For this visit, my husband and I chose to stay at Playa Cielo because of its location near our favorite Santa Teresa beach spot, and because of the beautiful villas on the site. We chose perfectly! The room...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Thank you Lynne! You were such a nice guests! was a pleasure to met you both and we really hope to see you again!

Nova Scotia South Shore, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to the area, and we chose Playa Cielo again. It is near the end of the busiest part of town, but well within walking distance to a variety of shops, restaurants, surf breaks, etc. The on-site restaurant/bar "Habenaros" is well known as a great sunset/happy hour spot. The food is well prepared. Even if you...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Thanks for your second visit! It was very nice to have you here.

Sullivans Island, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to Costa Rica many times and Cielo is the best. Location is truely ocean front with beautiful landscaping and a perfect pool location. Convenient to a variety of restaurants, many surf breaks and other activities. One great feature is the ability to just chill and have a relaxed day, and eat a top meal right on the...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and enjoying! Can't wait to have you back with your family!

Chapin
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A beautiful place for rest and tranquility. Ida was very helpful and the restaurant staff were very nice. The roads there are a bit rough so most people fly there from San Jose or take a bus from Ferry. Then you can rent either an ATV or dirt bike in St. Teresa. We rented a car from SJ and it...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

We are happy you conquered the challenge and had a good time with us!

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I'm writing this review with a few days left on our trip here in Santa Teresa and I will try to not only review Playa Cielo, but also Santa Teresa and our favorite places we found while staying here. My wife and I are from Alaska and it was a long ways away from home, so reviews on trip advisor...

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PlayaCieloResort, Manager at Playa Cielo, responded to this review

Thank you very much guys! Thanks for your words, we are so glad you decided to eloped here with us and that everything here was a nice experience for you and Cory! We hope you come back soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award winning, luxurious private villas, each with an open sky shower, a kitchenette and outdoor sitting area, tucked in a lush tropic garden. Outdoor, beachfront chemical-free swimming pool with lounge chairs and hammocks on the beach, for the utmost relaxing atmosphere and the best sunset view. Restaurant onsite. Centrally located to supermarkets and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Cielo

Address: Main Street, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $288 - $865 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Playa Cielo Hotel Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
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